kuli

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See also: Kuli, kúli, and kulī

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

kuli ‎(plural kulis)

  1. Archaic spelling of coolie.

Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

kuli m

  1. coolie (unskilled Asian worker)

Declension[edit]


Fijian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kulit, from Proto-Austronesian *qaNiC.

Noun[edit]

kuli

  1. skin (outer covering of the body of a person)

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

kuli

  1. coolie

Declension[edit]

Inflection of kuli (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative kuli kulit
genitive kulin kulien
partitive kulia kuleja
illative kuliin kuleihin
singular plural
nominative kuli kulit
accusative nom.? kuli kulit
gen. kulin
genitive kulin kulien
partitive kulia kuleja
inessive kulissa kuleissa
elative kulista kuleista
illative kuliin kuleihin
adessive kulilla kuleilla
ablative kulilta kuleilta
allative kulilleˣ kuleilleˣ
essive kulina kuleina
translative kuliksi kuleiksi
instructive kulein
abessive kulitta kuleitta
comitative kuleineen

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Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *tuli, from Proto-Oceanic *tuli, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *tuli (compare Maori turi, Fijian tuli, Indonesian tuli).

Verb[edit]

kuli

  1. (stative) to be deaf (not hearing)

Noun[edit]

kuli

  1. knee

Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkuli/
  • Hyphenation: ku‧li

Noun[edit]

kuli ‎(plural kulik)

  1. coolie

Declension[edit]


Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hindi क़ुली ‎(qulī) / Urdu قلی ‎(qulī, hired laborer, slave), from Turkish köle. Other forms occur in Bengali kuli and Tamil kuli, "daily hire." The Mandarin word 苦力 ‎(kǔlì), was originally a transcription of the Hindi, and literally means "bitterly hard (use of) strength".

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkuli/
  • Hyphenation: ku‧li

Noun[edit]

kuli m ‎(genitive singular kuliho, nominative plural kuliovia, declension pattern of kuli)

  1. coolie

Declension[edit]